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Genus Atalantycha

beetle - Atalantycha dentigera Beetle on Peony Bud - Atalantycha dentigera Two-lined Leather-wing - Atalantycha bilineata Two-lined Leather-wing - Atalantycha bilineata firefly look-alike beetle - Atalantycha neglecta Atalantycha neglecta - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea
Family Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Subfamily Cantharinae
Tribe Cantharini
Genus Atalantycha
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
The members of this genus used to be treated in Ancistronycha(1)
Explanation of Names
Atalantycha Kazantsev 2005
3 spp., all in our area(1)
e. half of the US and adjacent Canada(2)
Works Cited
1.A review of Ancistronycha Märkel with the description of Atalantycha, a new nearctic genus (Coleoptera: Cantharidae)
Kazantsev S. 2005. The Coleopterists Bulletin 59(2): 204–210.
2.The Cantharidae of Eastern Canada and Northeastern United States
Pelletier G., Hébert C. 2014. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 25.